Why Don’t We Ever Practice What We Preach?

President Obama: ‘If You’ve Got a Business — You Didn’t Build That. Somebody Else Made That Happen’ The White House has released the transcript of President Obama’s recent speech in Roanoke, Virginia, and it holds a number of noteworthy statements. The official transcript relates: There are a lot of wealthy, successful Americans who agree with…

Doctors: Excellence or Mediocrity in the future?

Bureaucracy; Governmental service, what thing can Government NEVER do well? Professions, or the “practice” or “art of”.   Why?  Because Bureaucracy MUST emphasize NUMBERS, not persons, NOT INDIVIDUALS. Doctors and lawyers deal with INDIVIDUALS. What kind of person enters Professions such as Doctors or Attorneys? I suggest to you many Doctors and Attorneys are similar…

Hmmmm: New twist on Birth Certificate issue

Hmmmm: New twist on Birth Certificate issue   Most interesting, and with verification links provided. I’d say it deserves to be put into the light for questioning!Sent by Korean War Vet, author, Degree in History.  Know him very personally from late ’50s. New twist on Birth Certificate issue It was brought to light that back…

No New Taxes!

Raising taxes is always politically dicey at best but in today’s economy? Suicide. Psssssst! Don’t tell Harry Reid. And the survey says! A majority of Americans want the Bush tax cuts extended for everyone, despite a strong push by President Barack Obama to eliminate them on higher incomes, according to a new McClatchy-Marist poll. The…

Central Planning

Pulled from a story in the Deseret News of Salt Lake City is this example of science being executed by centrally planned and clueless bureaucrats with predictable results – the destruction of private business activity, the waste of resources and the destruction of the very resources that the BLM and U.S. Forest Service are supposedly…

Mali On The Brink

Islamists are destroying history. In a startling parallel to totalitarian regimes, fundamentalist Muslims are wiping out history in order to rewrite theirs. We can recall the destruction of the carved Buddhas in Afghanistan by the Taliban, the group of people of which Sheriff Joe Biden stated: “…the Taliban per se is not our enemy… The…

Obamacare: Managing To The Numbers

One of the most common statements in business is this: What gets measured gets done. The theory being that if you can deduce a method of measurement, a system of metrics, you have a way to quantify a process and thereby gain visibility of the variation. If you can see it, you can understand how…

Rule 5: Georgina Dorsett

Obamacare. Elections. Economy. Philosophy. Heavy stuff. I’m feeling the need for a little “Fox style sexism” as the Professor puts it. You know what that means…Rule 5 is on the way! There is a interesting show over here in the UK, interesting in the sense that a car wreck on the motorway is interesting. It…